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Mix of events paid for through OSF grants

Philanthropy 101 Goes Virtual in 2020

OSF's Philanthropy 101 program was spotlighted at the Jan. 11, 2021 Oakwood Schools Board of Education meeting.  You can watch the presentation here.

To read more about the 2020 Philanthropy 101 program, visit the Philanthropy 101 page


The Annual Fund is vital to the core mission of the Oakwood Schools Foundation. Help us reach this year’s Annual Fund for Students GOAL to show our support for Oakwood teachers and students by making your tax-deductible gift today!

EVERY gift – no matter how big or small - makes a significant IMPACT
in the lives of our students and community.

Please consider making your
tax-deductible gift today.


Attention Future Entrepreneurs

Plan to own your own business someday?  Think you know what it takes to be an entrepreneur?  Want to compete for a CASH prize?  Learn more about the 12th Annual Harlamert Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition, sponsored by The Oakwood Schools Foundation on our website.

Alumni Plaza Dedicated Sept. 26

An area already serving as the most-used entrance to Oakwood Junior High and Oakwood High School, an outdoor educational space and a gathering spot for community members, the Oakwood Alumni Plaza is now officially a part of the Oakwood Schools facilities.

Representatives of the school district, The Oakwood Schools Foundation, the Oakwood Alumni Association, various graduating classes of OHS and community members gathered Sept. 26 to dedicate the Plaza.

To learn more about the dedication and those who made the Alumni Plaza possible, visit the Alumni Plaza page.

Dedication 9-26
Dedication 9-26
Dedication 9-26
Dedication 9-26
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Oakwood Schools Students, Staff to Benefit from Cleaner Air Thanks to OSF Grant

Oakwood Schools’ students and staff members now have an extra layer of protection in the fight against COVID-19, thanks to a grant from The Oakwood Schools Foundation.  OSF approved grant funding to supply the District with commercial-grade air purifiers for each classroom in the District’s five buildings.  The units were put in classrooms the week of Oct. 12.

To read more about how these units will add an additional level of protection for students and staff, visit our Grants page

air purifier in OJH classroom

2019 Annual Report

The spirit of giving is alive in Oakwood!  Thanks to our generous donors, alumni, community members, parents and friends, Oakwood Schools Foundation has been able to continue our mission of enhancing excellence in education in the Oakwood Schools in 2019.

Our annual report provides a snapshot of the creative and exciting things we have been able to do thanks to your generosity.  We hope you will visit our website and enjoy reading the 2019 Annual Report.

Cover of 2019 OSF annual report

OSF Names 10th Parker Love of Teaching Winner

Leslie Blythe

Family and Consumer Science teacher Leslie Blythe is the winner of the 10th annual Parker Love of Teaching and Lifelong Learning award.  The award was established by Beverly Parker, a former Harman teacher, in loving memory of her husband Bob. The award, presented each spring, honors a current Oakwood teacher who uniquely inspires the full potential of each student with whom he or she works. 

To read more about Blythe and why her students say she was so deserving of this honor, please visit the Parker Love of Teaching and Lifelong Learning page. 


Stand Up and Cheer!

You’re part of the OSF family, and family is more important now than ever.

While we can’t Stand Up and Cheer together in person, we put our heads together and came up with something we think is really special to show you the huge impact your gifts have on Oakwood students.

We hope you enjoy viewing "A Year in Giving."  We look forward to seeing you again soon.


Contact Information

Dante Connell

Dante Connell

Brandy McFall

Brandy McFall
Development Director

The Oakwood Schools Foundation
P.O. Box 351
Oakwood, OH 45409

To learn more about OSF, visit our About OSF page. 

Investment Information

For information on stocks, securities or estate funds, contact:

Tracie Boshears
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